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iFixit walks through the iPhone 5 battery replacement process [video]

As part of its Liberation Week and the big savings its currently offering on its iPhone Liberation Kits, iFixit has put together the video above walking us step-by-step through the iPhone 5 battery replacement process. It’s also got a few more below taking us through replacing the home button and …

New 13-Inch MacBook Air Teardown Reveals Bigger Battery, Smaller SSD

At a glance, Apple’s latest MacBook Air notebooks appear identical to their predecessors, but when you take a look under the hood, there are some obvious differences. Not only do they boast Intel’s latest Haswell processors, but they also have larger capacity batteries and smaller solid-state flash …

What OS X 10.10 Will Look Like After Jony Ive Brings It In Line With iOS 7

One thing’s for sure: once you have iOS 7 installed, OS X Mavericks sticks out like a sore thumb. iOS 7 is where Apple’s software design is headed, and OS X Mavericks is what Apple’s software design aesthetic is fleeing from.<p>Clearly, OS X Mavericks was left alone this year because Apple couldn’t …

iOS 7’s Moving Background Is Even More Impressive With Panoramas [Video]

One of the neat new features of iOS 7 is that the background moves ever so slightly when you tilt your iPhone up and down. The effect makes it look like your pictures are nearly 3D, but if you want to really be impressed, set your iPhone homescreen picture as a panorama and spin around.<p>Jeff Shin …

The Ultimate iOS 7 Compatibility Chart

With every new version of iOS, Apple generally leaves some legacy devices behind, but with iOS 7, Apple’s only leaving the iPhone 3GS totally abandoned. That’s not to say that every iOS device is equal in the eyes of iOS 7, though: if you’ve got an older device, you’re going to find some of iOS’s …

A Visual Walkthrough Of iOS 7 With GIFs

The new interface of iOS 7 has become one of the most polarizing Apple software releases since the iPhone came out six years ago. Some users think some of the UI elements look childish and boring, but there are a ton of new details and feature that make using iOS feel new again (for better or …

iPhone 5S Will Come In Gold As Well As Black And White [Rumor]

Apple could add a third color option to its iPhone lineup this fall when the Cupertino company launches the iPhone 5S. According to a “trusted” source, the device will be available in gold as well as black and white, while the low-cost iPhone that will launch alongside it will be available in 5 …

Apple & Tim Cook Sued Over PRISM In Hopes Of Sparking “Second American Revolution”

Last week, a story about the NSA’s top-secret PRISM program broke. According to leaked documents, PRISM is a program in which the NSA is directly able to survey all data stored on the servers of pretty much every tech company under the sun, including Apple.<p>Apple has firmly denied even hearing about …

Apple’s Internal Nickname For iOS 7 Is The Same One Microsoft Uses For Windows 8

iOS 7 is clearly how Apple sees the future of mobile design. It’s a radical departure from anything the company has ever done before. The general aesthetic also feels a lot more like Android and even Windows Phone 8.<p>Whether it’s intentional or by pure coincidence, Apple’s internal nickname for iOS …

Get Apple’s iOS 7 Wallpapers On Your iPhone Right Now

Apple introduced a few new wallpapers in iOS 7. Since the software is only in its first beta, there are only two new static images to choose from. iOS 7 also supports animated wallpapers, and Apple has included two of those to try out.<p>If you’d like to get iOS 7’s hi-res wallpapers on your iPhone …

7 Features iOS 7 Borrowed From Android [Feature]

Apple made a lot of significant changes in iOS 7, and some of those will be instantly familiar to those who are running the latest versions of Android. As is often the case, Apple has “borrowed” certain features from rival operating systems, and we’ve counted at least seven that were part of …

Apple Posts Official Shots Of iOS 7 Running On The iPad & iPad Mini

We’ve all seen iOS 7 running on the iPhone 5 now, but Apple’s still holding back showing it off on the iPad… at least, everywhere except on their site, where the eagle-eyed boys over at iGen.fr spotted Apple’s official shots of iOS 7 running on the iPad 2, iPad 3 & 4, and iPad mini.<p>There’s even a …

Microsoft Mocks The iPad (Again!) In New Dell XPS Ad [Video]

Microsoft just loves to poke fun at the iPad, doesn’t it?<p>It has already aired a number of commercials for the Asus VivoTab that mock its size, weight, lack of Office support, its inability to run two apps simultaneously, and most of all its price. And now the software giant is doing the same on …

‘Man Of Steel’ iOS Game Available In App Store For $3

Going to see <i>Man of Steel</i> this weekend? Then check out the official iOS game by Warner Bros. You fly around as Supes and beat on General Zod and his posse.<p>The gameplay looks decently fun for an iOS title, although the graphics leave much to be desired.<p>General Zod has begun the invasion of Earth and …

16 Apps That Already Look Like iOS 7 [Gallery]

iOS 7 looks totally different than iOS 6, and most App Store apps are going to have to undergo a big design overhaul to fit it. Gone are the rich textures and deep garnishes. Corinthian leather has been replaced with Gaussian blur. A lot of iOS 6 apps look instantly out of place.<p>There are, however, …

Make Your Android Device Look Like iOS 7 With This Jelly Bean Theme

A new Android theme mimics the design of iOS 7, Apple’s newest mobile operating system. The theme is a combination of custom icons and the Nova Launcher home screen replacement for Android 4.0+.<p>The designer explains:<p>Apple unveiled their next generation iOS 7 on June 10, but it won’t come to iPhone …

Why iOS 7 Is A Masterpiece of Design

My first impression on seeing iOS 7 on my iPhone was: What is this, a My Little Pony theme?<p>But after scrutinizing, analyzing, deconstructing and living with the new version, I’m ready to declare iOS 7 an unambiguous masterpiece, a stroke of genius, really.<p>That may sound like a weird thing to say …

Why Xbox One And PS4 Have Me Worried For The Future Of Games

Electronic Arts showed off Battlefield 4, its new military shooter for PC, Xbox One, and PS4, at E3 earlier this week. Sitting in a theater drowning in bass, it was nothing short of staggering. There were dozens of soldiers, vehicles, artillery strikes and explosions. A soldier shot out a support …

A Few Tips for The Last of Us

The Last of Us is finally out, and now I get to share in the joy of having others play it, as there have been few others to talk to about the game when I beat my review copy a week ago. I’ll probably have some commentary about the surely controversial ending soon, but first I thought I’d chime in …

Thief - E3 2013 Stage Demo

Chris Watters gets a demo of some new Thief footage from our E3 2013 Stage Show.<p>by on

Retro at E3: The Video Game History Museum (gallery)

<i>See all of our E3 coverage here.</i><p>The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show, which took place in Los Angeles this week, is not just about unveiling gaming’s newest and biggest releases. It’s also a celebration of gaming culture and its history. To that end, the Video Game History Museum …

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare confirmed

Electronic Arts today announced Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, an all-new third-person multiplayer action game. The announcement came as part of EA's E3 2013 media briefing.<p>The game will launch first on Xbox One, followed by a release for the Xbox 360. It is powered by the Frostbite 3 game …

Hands-on with Final Fantasy 10 and Kingdom Hearts HD upgrades

Square Enix's upcoming HD remasters of <i>Final Fantasy 10</i> and the <i>Kingdom Hearts 1.5 Remix</i> bring a welcome graphical overhaul to two fan favorite franchises.<p>We spent time with both games at this year's E3. It appeared that neither title was shown as a demo, but rather in its full form. Kicking off a …